The best guitar player in the Midwest.
— Steve Dahl
Your sound is fantastic!
— Larry Hagman
Phenomenal guitar.
— Joe Salas

Atlantic Records “off broadway usa” and Big Guitars from Memphis guitarist and songwriter John Ivan performs solo in the USA, Denmark, Norway, Austria, and England. Winner of Musician magazine’s BUB contest and Chicago Music Awards Best Entertainer nominee.

John Ivan in the jaunty style of Roy Clark, his Spanish guitar features a wide variety of great melodies from jazz to classical, folk to country, ragtime to tangos, standards to bop, hillbilly to hymns and authentic Flamenco, Latin, Brazil, Mediterranean and ethnic favorites.

John Ivan has a vast repertoire of rehearsed short arrangements. From Sinatra to Beatles, Led Zep to Charlie Parker, TV & Movie themes to Disney.

John Ivan performs at the United Center, Arcada theater, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, corporate parties, casinos, country clubs, jazz brunches, fund raisers, patios, and expensive restaurants.